Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
age 4+
 
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 7+
 
Puppy stars in funny, sweet book about animal welfare.
By Nick Bruel
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
age 6+
 
Lots of laughs on the farm in fun, silly chicken tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
age 3+
 
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
age 6+
 
Richly layered, fascinating book kids will enjoy for years.
By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
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age 5+
 
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
age 8+
 
Folksy novel sends environmentalist message.
By Kathi Appelt
(2013)
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age 2+
 
Silly kittens teach toddlers about opposites in fun book.
By Sandra Boynton
(2012)
age 8+
 
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
age 8+
 
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
By Erin Hunter
(2012)
age 9+
 
Exciting story of misunderstood rat who becomes a hero.
By W.H. Beck
(2012)
age 8+
 
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
age 7+
 
Funny, clever dog-next-door mystery good for early readers.
By Doreen Cronin
(2012)
age 8+
 
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
age 2+
 
Vibrant counting book doubles as a field guide.
By Bill Martin Jr.
(2011)
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Moo
age 2+
 
Cute interactive book about fuzzy and furry farm animals.
By Matthew Van Fleet
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Tender tween tale of endangered wildlife, friend's death.
By Gill Lewis
(2011)

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